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Ireland Senior Men’s and Women’s 3×3 basketball teams announced ahead of 3×3 Europe Cup 2017

The 3×3 squads for the Irish Senior Men’s and Women’s teams have been announced this week ahead of the Europe Cup which will take place in Andorra on June 24/25th (Men) and Poltiers, France on June 23/24th (Women). Senior Men’s 3×3 Coach, Matt Hall announced a squad of four for the upcoming tournament, with Templeogue’s Jason Killeen and Stephen James ... Read More »

Minister for Sport Shane Ross visits the Dublin Primary Schools 2017 Mini-Basketball Championship Tournaments

132 teams, 286 matches, 1488 players and 304 children table officials, 81% of the teachers coaching teams are women Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport, Shane Ross T.D. attended the 2017 Primary School Mini-Basketball Tournaments at the National Basketball Arena this week, The tournaments saw 1,488 children from 132 primary schools taking part, with a further 304 children acting as table ... Read More »

Big celebrations as Ireland Senior Men’s and Women’s teams secure two big wins over Wales and Iceland

THE Irish Senior Men’s and Women’s teams turned last night’s defeats against Scotland and Iceland around Saturday afternoon with wins over Wales and Iceland respectively. The men’s squad tipped in at 3pm in Edinburgh in their second and final game of the Celtic Clash tournament and dominated from the outset, running into a 22-12 point lead by the end of ... Read More »

Disappointment for Ireland Senior Men’s and Women’s teams

There was disappointment for both the Ireland Senior Men’s and Women’s teams this evening as they both suffered defeats in the opening game of their weekend tournaments. In Cork, Ireland Senior Women faced off to Iceland in the first game of the Mardyke Series, and lost out 63-69 in a thrilling and closely competitive game. Inspired by Michelle Clarke and ... Read More »

Mark Scannell announces Irish Senior Women’s panels for this weekend’s Mardyke Series

Ireland Senior Women’s Head Coach, Mark Scannell, has today announced two panels of players who will represent Ireland at this weekend’s Mardyke Series. The two-game series will see Ireland welcome Iceland to the Mardyke Arena, UCC, Co. Cork on Friday, June 9th, with a 7.30pm tip off, before facing them once more in the second game on Saturday, June 10th ... Read More »

Double wins for Ireland in Luxembourg as Senior Women’s and Men’s teams storm home to victory

There were big celebrations for the Irish in Luxembourg this afternoon as both the Irish Senior Women’s and Men’s teams stormed home to victory in their games against the hosts earlier today. Mark Scannell’s charges were the first to take to the court and put in a superb display across the four quarters to ensure a 65-74 point win over ... Read More »

Ireland Senior Men and Women’s teams suffer defeat at the hands of Luxembourg

IRELAND Senior Men’s and Women’s basketball teams suffered defeat at the hands of Luxembourg this evening in two extremely competitive games. The women’s team took to the court first hoping to improve on their performance against Luxembourg on Friday evening, which saw them lose out by just seven points (67-60). However, it wasn’t to be this evening as, despite a ... Read More »

Basketball Ireland awarded hosting rights for FIBA Women’s European Championships for Small Countries 2018


BASKETBALL IRELAND has been awarded the hosting rights for the FIBA Women’s European Championship for Small Countries 2018 it was announced at the annual FIBA Congress in Berlinon Saturday. The announcement comes just a few short months after the national governing body was awarded the hosting rights for the FIBA Under 18 Women’s European Championship Division B which will take ... Read More »

Basketball Ireland Annual Award winners officially announced

The 2017 Basketball Ireland Annual Awards have been announced to recognise the sporting excellence of players, coaches, officials, administrators, clubs and schools across the country over the past year. Over 40 awards will be presented at a special ceremony at the National Basketball Arena in Tallaght on Saturday, June 10th to winners from across the country. Claire Rockall has been ... Read More »

Strickland and Scannell announce Irish squads for Luxembourg tournament

The Head Coaches for the Ireland Senior Men’s and Senior Women’s teams, Pete Strickland and Mark Scannell, have today announced the squads that will travel to Luxembourg this weekend to play the hosts in a friendly tournament. The Irish Senior Men’s team will play two games against Luxembourg in Coque National Centre for Sport, with the first game tipping off ... Read More »


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